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#1: The Devil in the White City

Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
By Erik Larson
Narrated by Scott Brick /  14 hours 58 minutes

The Devil in the White City

“The Devil in the White City is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. Set amidst the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, Erik Larson's historical narrative interweaves the stories of two men who would come to define it, for better and for worse. One is Daniel Burnham, chief architect of the Fair, who threw his entire being into creating a landmark event in American history. The other is Dr. H.H. Holmes, a serial killer who built a hotel that became his "Murder Castle", luring many poor souls who came to Chicago to their death and dismemberment. Though you may expect Holmes' chapters to be more entertaining, I was amazed by the story of the World's Fair and its impact on American history. The first Ferris wheel debuted as the centerpiece of the Fair, the Pledge of Allegiance was written for its opening ceremony, and its use of alternating current electricity essentially ended Edison and Tesla's current war. If these bits of trivia excite your inner history nerd, come buy the book today!”

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#2: Catch and Kill

Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators
By Ronan Farrow
Narrated by Ronan Farrow /  10 hours 43 minutes

Catch and Kill

“A timely, incredibly important account of the difficulties Farrow faced at NBC while working on the Weinstein expose, which he took to the New Yorker and subsequently won a Pulitzer for. The audiobook is grippingly read by Farrow (though the accents he attempts are... let's go with 'confusing'). It's upsetting, sure, but heartening to see the exhaustive research and the very clearly laid-out account of how Farrow had to work against the very powerful high-profile members of the media establishment--including his own bosses--not only because of Weinstein's well-oiled intimidation machine but also as part of those figures attempting to cover up their own histories of being harassers. Highly recommend this important piece of current events journalism, which reads like a thriller novel.”

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#3: Memorial Drive

A Daughter's Memoir
By Natasha Trethewey
Narrated by Natasha Trethewey /  5 hours 9 minutes

Memorial Drive

“This is one of those "I'm changed forever" books and having the author, poet Natasha Trethewey read it makes it reverberate in the soul even more. The writing of this memoir is exquisite and the construction of the prose is perfect. The heartbreak and honesty of the author will stay with me. I can't wait to hear back from those I've recommended it to, they're in for a special experience.”

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#4: I'll Be Gone in the Dark

One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
By Michelle McNamara
Narrated by Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn & Patton Oswalt /  10 hours 7 minutes

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

“An overwhelmingly obsessed Michelle McNamara dissects the decades old trail of tragedy, trauma and ongoing taunts by the elusive East Area Rapist in her investigative crime thriller “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” published posthumously after her unexpected demise. Dubbed the “Golden State Killer” by McNamara herself, his crime spree started with 50 unsolved rapes before escalating to numerous murders leaving terrorized California residents tense for ten years. A determined McNamara meticulously researches this reign of terror with such precision it’s sure to pry this perpetrators identity out of obscurity and into justice, a suitable ending for this authors’ life.”

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#5: Say Nothing

A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
By Patrick Radden Keefe
Narrated by Matthew Blaney /  14 hours 40 minutes

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

ONE OF THE BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR - WASHINGTON POST

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

"Masked intruders dragged Jean McConville, a 38-year-old...
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#6: I Got a Monster

The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad
By Brandon Soderberg & Baynard Woods
Narrated by Ryan Vincent Anderson /  7 hours 54 minutes

The explosive true story of America's most corrupt police unit, the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF), which terrorized the city of Baltimore for half a decade.

When Baltimore police sergeant Wayne Jenkins said he had a monster, he meant he had found a big-time drug dealer—one that he wanted to rob. This is the story of Jenkins and the Gun Trace Task... Read more »

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#7: Mindhunter

Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
By John E. Douglas & Mark Olshaker
Narrated by Richard M. Davidson /  15 hours 24 minutes

BONUS MATERIAL INCLUDES AN EXCERPT FROM JOHN DOUGLAS AND MARK OLSHAKER’S OBSESSION!

Now a Netflix original series!

Discover the classic, behind-the-scenes chronicle of John E. Douglas’ twenty-five-year career in the FBI Investigative Support Unit, where he used psychological profiling to delve into the minds of the country’s most notorious... Read more »

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#8: The Feather Thief

Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
By Kirk Wallace Johnson
Narrated by MacLeod Andrews /  8 hours 4 minutes

The Feather Thief

“The Feather Thief is true crime at its best — a tale starting with the Amazonian explorations of Darwin-era naturalists, rooted in the eccentric sensibilities of Victorian collectors, fueled by the obscure cult of fly-fishing tying, and culminating with a shocking 2009 British Museum heist by a shy American flautist. All of these elements are deftly brought together at a thriller’s pace by author Kirk Johnson, a veteran of the Iraqi reconstruction effort suffering from PTSD, who stumbles across the story while fly-fishing in New Mexico in 2011. I mean, you can’t make this stuff up.”

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#9: The Fact of a Body

A Murder and a Memoir
By Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Narrated by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich /  10 hours 37 minutes

The Fact of a Body

“Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich didn't set out to investigate murder of six-year-old Jeremy Guillory in Louisiana; it was the case she happened upon as a young law school intern in 1992. In a fascinating twist, this becomes not only the true story of a heinous crime for which the perpetrator is in prison, but also of the investigation that unlocks the author's memories of her own youth, a childhood in which she and her sisters were repeatedly sexually abused by their maternal grandfather. As Marzano-Lesnevich moves backward and forward in time between the young man who killed Jeremy and her own life, the reader is swept along on a current of dismay and awe: dismay that human beings can do these things to each other, and awe that the author could face such demons and move on. I've never read another book like this.”

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#10: In Cold Blood

By Truman Capote
Narrated by Scott Brick /  14 hours 25 minutes

The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few... Read more »

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#11: Killers of the Flower Moon

The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
By David Grann
Narrated by Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee & Danny Campbell /  9 hours 4 minutes

Killers of the Flower Moon

“One of the most horrific chapters in American history is brought back to the national consciousness with alarming detail in Killers of the Flower Moon. After the Osage Indian Nation strikes oil, its members become rich beyond their wildest dreams, only to encounter a vast and murderous conspiracy that will leave more than 60 members of the nation dead. David Grann reconstructs those murders and the subsequent investigations with astonishing care and reveals the depths of a conspiracy that stretched from Oklahoma to Washington, D.C. This story will certainly be one of the most important books of 2017.”

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#12: Agent Sonya

Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy
By Ben Macintyre
Narrated by Ben Macintyre /  14 hours 13 minutes

The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War’s most intrepid female spy.

In 1942, in a quiet village in the leafy English Cotswolds, a thin, elegant woman lived in a small cottage with her three children and her husband, who worked as a... Read more »

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#13: The Five

The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
By Hallie Rubenhold
Narrated by Louise Brealey /  10 hours 19 minutes

Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London—the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper. Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine, and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden, and Wales. They wrote ballads, ran... Read more »

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#14: The Killer Across the Table

Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter
By John E. Douglas & Mark Olshaker
Narrated by Jonathan Groff /  11 hours 7 minutes

Performed by Jonathan Groff, star of the hit Netflix show Mindhunter, and featuring an exclusive conversation between John E. Douglas and Jonathan Groff at the end of the audiobook

In The Killer Across the Table, John E. Douglas, the legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration... Read more »

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#15: The Stranger Beside Me

By Ann Rule
Narrated by Lorelei King /  18 hours 29 minutes

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Rule, “America’s best true-crime writer” (Kirkus Reviews), her unforgettable classic account of the horrifying murders in the Pacific Northwest and her shock when she discovered her friend—Ted Bundy—was not only a suspect but also one of the most prolific serial killers in American history.

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#16: The Scientist and the Spy

A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage
By Mara Hvistendahl
Narrated by James Lurie & Mara Hvistendahl /  8 hours 5 minutes

A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction.
 
In September 2011, sheriff’s deputies in Iowa encountered three ethnic Chinese men near a field where a farmer was growing corn seed under... Read more »

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#17: Missoula

Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
By Jon Krakauer
Narrated by Mozhan Marno & Scott Brick /  11 hours 50 minutes

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana ­— stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape
 
Missoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly regarded state university, bucolic surroundings, a... Read more »

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#18: The Irishman (Movie Tie-In)

Frank Sheeran and Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa
By Charles Brandt
Narrated by Scott Brick /  15 hours 12 minutes

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS I HEARD YOU PAINT HOUSES

New York Times
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Now a major motion picture directed by Academy Award® winner Martin Scorsese, starring Academy Award® winners Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Anna Paquin, and Academy Award® nominee Harvey Keitel, and written by Academy Award® winner Steven Zaillian.

 
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#19: The Cases That Haunt Us

From Jack the Ripper to JonBenet Ramsey, the FBI’s Legendary Mindhunter Sheds Light on the Mysteries That Won’t Go Away
By John Douglas & Mark Olshaker
Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner /  14 hours 19 minutes

Violent, provocative, shocking. Call them what you will … but don’t call them open and shut.

Did Lizzie Borden murder her own father and stepmother? Was Jack the Ripper actually the Duke of Clarence? Who killed JonBenet Ramsey? America’s foremost expert on criminal profiling and twenty-five-year FBI veteran John Douglas, along with author and... Read more »

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#20: Furious Hours

Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee
By Casey Cep
Narrated by Hillary Huber /  11 hours 15 minutes

Furious Hours

In Cold Blood and To Kill a Mockingbird kept me up reading all night as a teen, and I can now add Furious Hours to the list of couldn’t-put-it-down tomes. I was enthralled, educated, and awestruck by Casey Cep’s well-researched and masterfully written true-crime account of a rural minister, his lawyer, and his killer. Thankfully, Cep discovered and brought to light what surely could have been Harper Lee’s second bestseller. Now…off to get a good night’s rest!”

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#21: The Third Rainbow Girl

The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia
By Emma Copley Eisenberg
Narrated by Emma Copley Eisenberg /  10 hours 32 minutes

The Third Rainbow Girl

“In this thoughtful and immersive chronicle of the 1980 murders that thrust West Virginia’s Pocahontas County into the national spotlight, Eisenberg seeks to better understand not only the crimes and their aftermath, but also the lasting impact the region (which she came to know independent of her inquiry) had on her. A complex and captivating read, The Third Rainbow Girl weaves true crime with memoir to stunning effect.”

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#22: Veritas

A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife
By Ariel Sabar
Narrated by Robert Petkoff /  15 hours 32 minutes

From National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author Ariel Sabar, the gripping true story of a sensational religious forgery and the scandal that shook Harvard.

In 2012, Dr. Karen King, a star professor at Harvard Divinity School, announced a blockbuster discovery at a scholarly conference just steps from the Vatican: She had found an ancient... Read more »

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#23: The Last Pirate of New York

A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation
By Rich Cohen
Narrated by Ari Fliakos & Rich Cohen /  6 hours 11 minutes

Was he New York City’s last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, dock by dock—for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire.

"History at its best . . . I highly recommend this remarkable book."—Douglas Preston, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The... Read more »

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#24: Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That C...
By Brad Ricca
Narrated by David Bendena /  12 hours 35 minutes

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

“A father's plea - "Won't you help me?" And Mrs. Grace Humiston, who started the People's Law Firm as a practicing attorney & a detective as well, would take this challenge & more. This book begins with a missing girl, and Grace's search for her uncovers connections with corruption, abuse of immigrants (Italians down south) & the legal rights for everyone. Thousands of young women disappeared in to white slavery and the police did not follow through with investigations. Grace helped organize the Missing Persons Bureau. Through the 1920-30s racial issues were still present, gangs, spies and international intrigue were a daily occurrence. And Grace was there - but who remembers her and her sacrifices? The Epilogue is full of information so be sure to read that as well. It may help you understand the greater picture.”

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#25: Savage Appetites

Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession
By Rachel Monroe
Narrated by Jayme Mattler /  8 hours 27 minutes

Savage Appetites

“Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime and Obsession explores obsession, crime and violence and why we as a culture, specifically women, are fascinated by it. Monroe goes beyond the gruesome details of violent crime using not only her experience as a reporter, but also personal narrative and social examination. She shines a light on some of the most gruesome murders and the rippling consequences that occur long after justice, or what we think is justice, is done. If you liked I'll Be Gone In the Dark, you will love this one. I could not stop listening!”

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#26: Unspeakable Acts

True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession
By Sarah Weinman
Narrated by Gabra Zackman & Graham Halstead /  9 hours 59 minutes

A brilliant anthology of modern true-crime writing that illustrates the appeal of this powerful and popular genre, edited and curated by Sarah Weinman, the award-winning author of The Real Lolita

The appeal of true-crime stories has never been higher. With podcasts like My Favorite Murder and In the Dark, bestsellers like I’ll Be Gone in the Dark... Read more »

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#27: Chaos

Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties
By Tom O'Neill & Dan Piepenbring
Narrated by Kevin Stillwell /  16 hours 15 minutes

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.
Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young followers of Charles Manson murdered seven people, including the actress Sharon Tate, then eight... Read more »

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#28: Yellow Bird

Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country
By Sierra Crane Murdoch
Narrated by Sierra Crane Murdoch /  14 hours 56 minutes

The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it—an urgent work of literary journalism.
 
“I don’t know a more complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a more dogged reporter in American journalism than Sierra Crane... Read more »

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#29: My Friend Anna

The True Story of a Fake Heiress
By Rachel DeLoache Williams
Narrated by Rachel DeLoache Williams /  8 hours 47 minutes

ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

Sex and the City meets Catch Me if You Can in the astonishing true story of Anna Delvey, a young con artist posing as a German heiress in New York City—as told by the former Vanity Fair photo editor who got seduced by her friendship and then scammed out of more than $62,000.

Vanity Fair photo editor... Read more »

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#30: American Kingpin

The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
By Nick Bilton
Narrated by Will Damron /  12 hours 13 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away with it
 
In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone... Read more »

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#31: The Foundling

The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me
By Alex Tresniowski, Paul Joseph Fronczak & Paul Joseph Fronczak
Narrated by Kirby Heyborne /  11 hours 24 minutes

This is the inspiring and “page-turning” (Booklist) true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered that he had been kidnapped as a baby—and how his quest to find out who he really is upturned the genealogy industry, his own family, and set in motion the second longest cold-case in US history.

In 1964, a woman pretending to be a nurse... Read more »

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#32: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By John Berendt
Narrated by Jeff Woodman /  15 hours 3 minutes

Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981.  Was it murder or self-defense?  For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares.  John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads... Read more »

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#33: The Real Lolita

The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World
By Sarah Weinman
Narrated by Cassandra Campbell /  7 hours 26 minutes

The Real Lolita

“Any fan of Nabokov’s Lolita will be enthralled by Sarah Weinman’s investigation of the real-life kidnapping and sexual assault that became the basis for the 20th-century masterpiece. Weinman dives deep into the archives to piece together the ties between fact and fiction, even when the author or the victim’s family refused to discuss history. Swapping between true-crime journalism and contemporary literary analysis, the author brings new attention to Nabokov’s seminal work and draws the tragedy of Sally Horner out of obscurity.”

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#34: The Billion Dollar Spy

A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
By David E. Hoffman
Narrated by Dan Woren /  11 hours 53 minutes

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating portrait of the CIA’s Moscow station, an outpost of daring espionage in the last years of the Cold War
 
   While driving out of the American embassy in Moscow on the... Read more »

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#35: The Good Nurse

A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder
By Charles Graeber
Narrated by Will Collyer /  11 hours 34 minutes

An intimate -- and frightening -- glimpse inside the mind of America's most prolific serial killer, Charles Cullen, whose 16-year long "nursing" career left as many as 400 dead.


After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a... Read more »

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#36: The Trauma Cleaner

One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster
By Sarah Krasnostein
Narrated by Rachael Tidd /  9 hours 17 minutes

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes her clients deserve no less.A woman who sleeps among... Read more »

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#37: The Mastermind

Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal.
By Evan Ratliff
Narrated by Evan Ratliff /  11 hours 16 minutes

The incredible true story of the decade-long quest to bring down Paul Le Roux—the creator of a frighteningly powerful Internet-enabled cartel who merged the ruthlessness of a drug lord with the technological savvy of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur.

“A tour de force of shoe-leather reporting—undertaken, amid threats and menacing, at considerable... Read more »

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#38: The Trial of Lizzie Borden

By Cara Robertson
Narrated by Amanda Carlin /  11 hours 46 minutes

The Trial of Lizzie Borden

“Cara Robertson's first book details the events surrounding the infamous murders of Andrew and Abby Borden in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1892. Based entirely on primary sources: trial transcripts, contemporary accounts, and even recently discovered letters from Lizzie herself, The Trial of Lizzie Borden is an in-depth discussion of the circumstances surrounding the incident and Lizzie's subsequent trial. Robertson has poured decades of research into this sensational book, breathing new life into a story that has captivated the american psyche for over a century. An excellent read for fans of David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon and Michelle McNamara's I'll be Gone in the Dark.”

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#39: A Tangled Web

A Cyberstalker, a Deadly Obsession, and the Twisting Path to Justice
By Leslie Rule
Narrated by Tanya Eby /  10 hours 43 minutes

It was a bleak November in 2012 when Cari Lea Farver vanished from Omaha, Nebraska. Cari, thirty-seven, was a devoted mother, reliable employee, and loyal friend—not the type to shirk responsibilities, abandon her son, and run off on an adventure while her dying father took his last breaths. Yet, the many texts from her phone indicated she had... Read more »

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#40: The Modern Detective

How Corporate Intelligence Is Reshaping the World
By Tyler Maroney
Narrated by William DeMeritt /  6 hours 12 minutes

A fascinating examination of the world of private investigators by a 21st-century private eye.

Today's world is complicated: companies are becoming more powerful than nations, the lines between public and corporate institutions grow murkier, and the internet is shredding our privacy. To combat these onslaughts, people everywhere -- rich and not... Read more »

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#41: The Last Book on the Left

Stories of Murder and Mayhem from History's Most Notorious Serial Killers
By Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks & Henry Zebrowski
Narrated by Ben Kissel /  11 hours 36 minutes

An equal parts haunting and hilarious deep-dive review of history’s most notorious and cold-blooded serial killers, from the creators of the award-winning Last Podcast on the Left

Since its first show in 2010, The Last Podcast on the Left has barreled headlong into all things horror, as hosts Henry Zebrowski, Ben Kissel, and Marcus Parks cover... Read more »

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#42: The Spy and the Traitor

The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
By Ben Macintyre
Narrated by John Lee /  13 hours 19 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.

“The best true spy story I have ever read.”—JOHN LE CARRÉ

If anyone could be considered a Russian... Read more »

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#43: True Crimes and Misdemeanors

The Investigation of Donald Trump
By Jeffrey Toobin
Narrated by Rob Shapiro /  18 hours 21 minutes

From CNN chief legal analyst and bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin, a real-life legal thriller about the prosecutors and congressional investigators pursuing the truth about Donald Trump's complicity in several crimes--and why they failed.

Donald Trump's campaign chairman went to jail. So did his personal lawyer. His long-time political... Read more »

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#44: The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

A True Story of Injustice in the American South
By Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington & John Grisham
Narrated by Robert Fass /  14 hours 45 minutes

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

“What does a small-town dentist, an unqualified medical examiner and the Mississippi criminal justice system have in common? They’re a part of a good ole boy network obsessed with mass incarceration and the death penalty, rampant racism and corrupt court judges consumed with closing cases at any cost. Not to mention the wrongly convicted men paying the price for other perpetrators crimes, many of them still sitting on death row today. “The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist,” by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington is a horrifying haunt through a legal system run by unqualified, unconscionable men intent to impart their will on an unwitting society too overwhelmed by titles, accreditations and pseudo-scientific facts to question their motives. Thank goodness Balko and Carrington had the courage to expose these corrupt individuals and hopefully, this book will open a door to investigations in other criminal justice courts across the country.”

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#45: A Cool and Lonely Courage

The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France
By Susan Ottaway
Narrated by Catherine Harvey /  9 hours 3 minutes

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War.

When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few suspected that the quiet little old lady was a decorated WWII war hero. Volunteering to serve for British intelligence at age 21, Eileen was... Read more »

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#46: American Predator

The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century
By Maureen Callahan
Narrated by Amy Landon /  9 hours 3 minutes

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An Amazon “Best Book of 2019”
Washington Post “10 Books To Read in July”
Los Angeles Times “Seven Highly Anticipated Books for Summer Reading”
USA Today “20 of the Season’s Hottest New Books”
New York Post “25 Best Beach Reads of 2019 You Need to Pre-Order Now”

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#47: The Impeachment Report

The House Intelligence Committee's Report on Its Investigation into Donald Trump and Ukraine
By The House Intelligence Committee & Jon Meacham
Narrated by Jon Meacham, P.J. Ochlan, Brittany Pressley, Cassandra Campbell & Rob Shapiro /  11 hours 34 minutes

The official report from the House Intelligence Committee on Donald Trump’s secret pressure campaign against Ukraine, featuring an exclusive introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning author and biographer Jon Meacham
 
For only the fourth time in American history, the House of Representatives has conducted an impeachment inquiry into a sitting... Read more »

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#48: Devil in the Grove

Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
By Gilbert King
Narrated by Peter Francis James /  17 hours 53 minutes

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

“A must-read, cannot-put-down history.” — Thomas Friedman, New York Times

Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark suit Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court when he became embroiled in a case that threatened to... Read more »

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#49: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
By Kate Summerscale
Narrated by Simon Vance /  9 hours 40 minutes

In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. The crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the career of perhaps the greatest detective in the land. At the time, the detective was a relatively new invention;... Read more »

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#50: The Road to Jonestown

Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
By Jeff Guinn
Narrated by George Newbern /  17 hours 30 minutes

2018 Edgar Award Finalist—Best Fact Crime
“A thoroughly readable, thoroughly chilling account of a brilliant con man and his all-too vulnerable prey” (The Boston Globe)—the definitive story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history, by the New York Times bestselling... Read more »

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